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The Resource Child murder and British culture, 1720-1900, Josephine McDonagh

Child murder and British culture, 1720-1900, Josephine McDonagh

Label
Child murder and British culture, 1720-1900
Title
Child murder and British culture, 1720-1900
Statement of responsibility
Josephine McDonagh
Title variation
Child murder & British culture, 1720-1900
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McDonagh, Josephine
Dewey number
820.9/355
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR468.I52
LC item number
M38 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Infanticide in literature
  • Children
  • Children
  • English literature
  • Infanticide
  • Infanticide
Label
Child murder and British culture, 1720-1900, Josephine McDonagh
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-272) and index
Contents
Child murder and commercial society in the early eighteenth century -- 'A squeeze in the neck for bastards': the uncivilised spectacle of child-killing in the 1770s and 1780s -- 1789/1803: Martha Ray, the mob, and Malthus' mistress of the feast -- 'Bright and countless everywhere': the new poor law and the politics of prolific reproduction in 1839 -- 'A nation of infanticides': child murder and the national forgetting in Adam Bede -- Wragg's daughters: child murder towards the Fin-de-Sic̈le -- English babies and Irish changelings
Control code
ocm51810507
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 278 p.
Isbn
9780521781930
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2003043814
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780521781930
Label
Child murder and British culture, 1720-1900, Josephine McDonagh
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-272) and index
Contents
Child murder and commercial society in the early eighteenth century -- 'A squeeze in the neck for bastards': the uncivilised spectacle of child-killing in the 1770s and 1780s -- 1789/1803: Martha Ray, the mob, and Malthus' mistress of the feast -- 'Bright and countless everywhere': the new poor law and the politics of prolific reproduction in 1839 -- 'A nation of infanticides': child murder and the national forgetting in Adam Bede -- Wragg's daughters: child murder towards the Fin-de-Sic̈le -- English babies and Irish changelings
Control code
ocm51810507
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 278 p.
Isbn
9780521781930
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2003043814
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780521781930

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